Staring at the Start Line

Tomorrow morning is Day 1 of marathon training. I’m staring at the start line of a new chapter that I know will transform me. Marathon training has a way of stirring my soul. Every marathon has a story. I can’t wait to run my way through this one.  New York City Marathon Prologue: The DayContinue reading “Staring at the Start Line”

Freedom mixed with Fatigue 

“& often the result of daring greatly isn’t a victory march as much as it is a quiet sense of freedom mixed with a little fatigue.” ~Brene Brown It’s been a month sense I’ve felt the pull to write words of my own for myself. My brain has been full. My heart has been full.Continue reading “Freedom mixed with Fatigue “

I can be a Dreamer 

Earlier this week I found myself scrolling facebook. I was full of energy, nerves, anxiety, excitement, and anticipation. Unsure what to do with this overwhelming energy, I stared blindly at my phone. My own name jumped off the screen. “I can be a mother and a wife. I can be a dreamer” ~Kristy at BreathContinue reading “I can be a Dreamer “

Home. Seven years later. 

This house became our home seven years ago this summer. I fell in love with the trees, the neighborhood, and the energy of the home. It was love at first sight.  We bought from the original owners. Built in 1960, a family was born and raised here. You could feel it the moment you walkedContinue reading “Home. Seven years later. “

Running Forward

I want nothing more than to conquer the race course. I want to push past the pain and the discomfort of running hard. I want to overcome the voice in my head that begs me to find my comfort zone. I want to thrive. This week is a race week for me. The Wicked 10k is a mentalContinue reading “Running Forward”